(NC) Finding a job in today's competitive market is a
challenge even for experienced job seekers. And new graduates entering
the workforce need to work even harder to stand out.
Fortunately, finding the perfect job is easier using
these tips that will give you an edge in your job application from Norm
Beal, CEO of Food and Beverage Ontario.
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(NC) Canada's food supply is among the safest in the
world, but when harmful bacteria contaminate food, they can cause
illness. There are approximately four million cases of food poisoning in
the country each year—that's about one in eight people.
Four groups of people are at greater risk of being
affected by food poisoning: pregnant women, young children, older
adults, and people wi ....
(NC) Did you know that about 1 in 8 Canadians get
sick every year from foodborne illness? Many of these cases go
unreported because symptoms are similar to those of the stomach flu. The
most common symptoms are stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea,
body aches and fever.
Fortunately, most cases of food poisoning can be easily prevented by following a few simple steps:
1. Clean. Clea ....
The state of the online gambling market in Canada is controversial, to say the least. On one hand, there is no law prohibiting the country's residents of playing their preferred games at their preferred gaming venues, no matter if they are run from inside or outside the country. On the other hand, there's the law that prohibits any Canadian company except for regional lottery corporations from run ....
(NC) While food safety is important for everyone,
it's especially important for women who are pregnant or thinking of
becoming pregnant. A pregnant woman's immune system is weakened because
of changes in the body that can make it harder to fight infections —
including those caused by food poisoning.
The four rules of food safety — clean, separate, cook
and chill — are especially ....
(NC) If you've ever had a rough night after an
all-you-can-eat buffet, then you know better than most the importance of
food safety. But foodborne illnesses can do more than cause discomfort.
There are approximately four million cases of food poisoning in Canada
each year— that's about one in eight people. Protecting yourself and
your family begins by following the four rules of food s ....
(NC) About one in eight Canadians will get sick from
food poisoning this year. Food poisoning is any sickness that results
from eating contaminated food. Most people affected by food poisoning
will recover without any lasting effects. But for some, the effects can
be devastating and even deadly.
The best way to protect yourself and your family is
by following the four rules of food saf ....
Few topics in the scientific world are as fiercely debated as the use
of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. Despite the fact that they
have passed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) safety tests, nearly 40 countries around the world have banned their use due to health and environmental concerns.
With a growing population of health-conscious people, the debate over
their u ....
When it comes to the presence of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations, which are often called the “breast cancer genes,”
preventive surgery has been a recommended course of action. According
to Breastcancer.org, mutations in these two genes account for about 10
percent of all breast cancers.
Women with abnormal BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes are sometimes advised to
undergo prophylactic (prote ....
(NC) To help parents bring peace to the dinner table,
Dr. Aimee Gould Shunney, a licensed naturopathic doctor, offers five
ideas for transforming a child with finicky tendencies into an amazing
eater with optimal nutrition.
1. Cook more. Cook for your children
and make their dishes simple, without lots of sauces and spices. If
possible, let them help you cook so they can be part of the ....
(NC) Check out these twelve simple healthy habits
that benefit kids and help parents in their constant struggle to raise
confident, happy and healthy people.
1. Get plenty of sleep.
2. Exercise regularly.
3. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables.
4. Read, read, read.
5. Limit sodium and processed foods.
6. Choose healthy snacks over junk food.
7. Cut down on screen time.
8. Drink lots of ....
(NC) With a simple nutritional addition, this could
be the year you succeed in keeping the whole family healthy. The secret
to a cold and flu-free winter could be incorporating more omega-3s into
your family's diet.
Many of us consume certain types of fats in abundance
(omega-6s), thanks to refined vegetable oils used in cooking and
processed foods, but very little of others (omega-3s), ....
(NC) When we think about food banks, we might be
under the misconception that they're mostly used by regular clients
stopping by for a weekly hamper pickup, but the reality couldn't be more
different. Here Katharine Schmidt, executive director, Food Banks
Canada shares insights into the services that modern food banks provide
to help their clients meet their own long-term needs.